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Alecost - Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita)


Perennial

Medicinal
Height: 2.5 feet
Aspect: Full sun
Soil Type: Medium Soil
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Herbaceous - Cut back in autumn
Usually available: All Year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Alecost – Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita)

Alecost – Costmary – Tanacetum balsamita

Grey-green leaves with a strong mint and balsam scent. Flourishes in a medium soil in a sunny position. Was originally used instead of hops in beer making and can be used as a substitute. Crushed leaves are soothing on stings. Young leaves may be finely chopped and sprinkled sparingly on salads. A tisane is said to relieve catarrh.

£2.20

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it's final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Culinary Herbs

Salads

Scented

Mint

Height

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Yellow, Orange, Red

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herb Group

Other

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

A-Z

A

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